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October 1, 2011

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COMMUNITY ART LAB: THE ART OF AUDIO WITH SATURDAY LIGHT BRIGADE

Community Art Lab Bonus Workshop

 

 

Community Art Lab Bonus Workshop: THE ART OF AUDIO

Ages 7-12 + a parent / guardian

July 30, 2014

6-8pm

 

Come for a night of audio making and learning the The Saturday Light Brigade, a local radio program for youth and families. Learn about recording and the technology used to make a radio program while creating audio about your experiences in actual museums you've visited! Or use your imagination to describe a museum you'd like to visit! Recorded pieces will be turned into a CD for you to take home as a keepsake and may also be played on our live radio show.

 


 

ARTLAB: BALLOON OBSESSION!

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

1-4pm

The Mattress Factory 

FREE with museum admission

 

Unless you suffer from glophobia, there's something magically fun about balloons. Blow up and decorate a crazy balloon to add to our elevator for people to interact with, and change the atmosphere of the space! Inspired by Yayoi Kusama's past installation Dots Obsession.

ARTLAB: PENNY ARCADE AT THE MATTRESS FACTORY!

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

1-4pm

The Mattress Factory 

FREE with museum admission

 

Members of Penny Arcade, a children's improvised comedy show at Arcade Comedy Theater, will be playing in the galleries, leading improv games, and inviting guests to participate in some spontaneous art! The very first Pittsburgh Comedy Festival is August 21-23, and Penny Arcade will be playing at the Kid's Comedy Cabaret on August 23 from 1-2:30pm!

ARTLAB: FILL THIS SPACE!

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

1-4pm

The Mattress Factory 

FREE with museum admission

 

If you had a room you could fill with anything, what would it be? The Mattress Factory artist residency program allows artists to experiment with unusual materials and make site-specific artwork. Come to the Mattress Factory and fill a room with bubbles, fan, yarn, fabric, light, sound and shadows, or write down what you might do if you had a gallery all to yourself!

ARTLAB: DESTROY THIS!

Saturday, September 20th, 2014

1-4pm

The Mattress Factory 

FREE with museum admission

 

What does it mean to intentionally destroy a surface, and can teh results of this destruction be beautiful? Try it for yourself! Cut, rub, scratch, sand and destroy different surfaces + materials. Inspired by William Anastasi's installation Trespass.


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